Approximately “91,000 requests” to be forgotten have been submitted to Google since the May 2014 EU European Court of Justice ruling which has led to “a total of 328,000 links that applicants wanted taken down” according to a BBC news report. The report went to say that Google’s ‘right to be forgotten’ statistics so far are:
If you work in a law department, you probably spend part of your time thinking about innovation. If you don’t, you should. Innovation is the engine that will drive the legal industry forward at this point; our time for relying on past momentum to carry us forward is over.
Parents who are in conflict about issues relating to their children often raise the issue of access to records of the children’s mental health treatment. The New Hampshire Supreme Court has held that children have a right to privacy in their medical records and communications, and that mature minors may assert the privilege even against their parents.
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act is dead again, so there isn’t a federal law prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation. Is there any federal law on same-sex harassment or discrimination? If so, what is it? Here are some scenarios that may be helpful in picking through this
crazy extremely complex and rapidly transitioning area of the law.
This week, one of Connecticut’s own, Representative Rosa DeLauro introduced the “Schedules That Work Act” bill in Congress. It would ostensibly help part-time workers secure stable schedules.
Although I eagerly anticipate the arrival of a baby due to be born in the Nowak family within the next couple of weeks [number 4...somebody help me!], I assure you that my status as “expectant dad” is not clouding my objectivity regarding the rights of moms and dads in the workplace.
When public health works, no one sees it.
If you’re looking for social media to generate traffic to your law blogs and law firm websites, you ought be thinking Facebook.
Over the past decade, the EU has made significant technological and legal strides toward the widespread adoption of electronic identification cards. An electronic ID card, or e-ID, serves as a form of secure identification for online transactions – in other words, it provides sufficient verification of an individual’s identity to allow that person to electronically sign and submit sensitive documents such as tax returns and voting ballots over the Internet.
It should come as no surprise that defending against Non-Producing Entities—most of which are Patent Trolls—is expensive, especially for small businesses and corporations. In support of his ongoing legal battle with the patent troll Personal Audio, LLC, Adam Carolla has currently raised over $445,000 dollars towards litigation through the crowdfunding website FundAnything.com.Yet, unless Personal Audio decides to drop the litigation entirely, Carolla’s legal costs will certainly climb much higher.